(Charlesbridge Publishing - Editions: Spanish, Catalan, and Korean)
Sophy, a very poor Southeast Asian girl living in the jungle, has a secret wish to attend school, but she needs help to make her wish come true.
Read Author Spotlight
Available in English from the author
French, Khmer through OPEN BOOK, a non-profit in Cambodia.
END OF THE ROADby Frederick Lipp and Santepheap Lim
THE CAGED BIRDS OF PHNOM PENH
(Holiday House, 2001 – Editions: English, French 2005, Khmer 2005, Portuguese 2006)
A young Cambodian girl saves her money to buy a caged bird on which to make a wish for her future.
Hoping to make eight-year-old Chamnan, a new immigrant from Thailand, feel more at home, the owner of a Portland, Maine bakery invites him and his grandfather to hear the bread sing.
Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Award for Literature and Illustrations, Honor Book Illustrations, 2006
Nine-year-old Shanti, who lives on a tea plantation in the mountains of Sri Lanka, has her wish come true when her uncle takes her to see the Indian Ocean.
(Mondo, New York August 2006)
A ten-year-old Muslim-American girl dons a Hijab to demonstrate to her classmates that action is much more important than appearance.
THAT CAT IS NOT FOR SALE
( Portland, Maine – 1998)
Purchase Online (depending on availability)
Contact author (limited quantity available)
(Khmer edition, Phnom Penh - SIPAR, 2006)
In Cambodia, Peng makes a truck from clay, bringing him one step closer to his dream of exploring the world.
Selected by French publisher SIPAR for translation into Khmer and distribution to all children in Cambodia.